Bengals Cheerleader, Oldest in NFL History, Inspires Movie Production


Aside from an episode of the Simpsons, pop culture references to the Cincinnati Bengals cheerleaders have been few and far between. But that will soon change, the story of the oldest cheerleader in NFL history, 42-year-old Cincinnati Ben-Gal, Laura Vikmanis, is coming to the silver screen. Think “Bring it On” meets “Hope Floats” meets “The Blind Side.” I think.

New Line green-lighted the story of this southern Ohio dietitian and personal trainer, which is even more media friendly than it sounds.

By Paul M. Banks

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